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Wisconsin Recall Watch

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By Wisconsin Reporter

Want to get caught up on Wisconsin's political recall news — fast? Check in throughout the day with Wisconsin Reporter as we track the latest activity across the state in the land of recall.

Recall candidates on the move

 Gov. Scott Walker gets some recall campaign help Tuesday from conservative heavyweight New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, who is scheduled to stump alongside Wisconsin's embattled Republican governor in Green Bay and Milwaukee.

Christie is expected to appear at a luncheon, beginning at 11:30 a.m., at the Green Bay Conference Center/Rock Garden, and in Milwaukee at Kujawa Enterprises Inc., KEI, a landscaping company, at 2:30 p.m.

The Democrats who would-be governor are expected to be busy, too, a week before the May 8 primary of Democratic gubernatorial contenders.

Kathleen Falk , former Dane County executive will be in Milwaukee on Tuesday. Her schedule of events is here.

Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett will be in Milwaukee on Tuesday, as well, then Green Bay. His schedule is here.

Find out more about Secretary of State Doug La Follette here and state Sen. Kathleen Vinehout here.

The word

Here's what they're saying with a little more than a month to go before Wisconsin's historic recall elections:

On “UpFront with Mike Gousha,” Walker says Barrett or Falk “would be huge setback for jobs.”

The Appleton Post Crescent reports Kathleen Falk calls for Walker to fire Cathy Stepp, secretary of the state Department of Natural Resources.

Politico says we’re number one! — in competitive gubernatorial elections, that is.

The New York Times reports Wisconsin gubernatorial race is a test run for presidential election, union power.

A clever pro-Walker billboard in Green Bay.

The Wisconsin State Journal compares and contrasts the Democratic candidates for governor.

The Progressive Magazine catches up with Wisconsin Secretary of State Doug La Follette.

WTAQ reports the price tag of recall elections at $17 million.

Third Coast Digest asks five questions of four Democratic gubernatorial candidates.

Walker proposes $100 million to help Milwaukee economy. Barrett questions the timing.